MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-063

MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-063

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 12 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1060, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 8.33 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1599.00 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:91
User ratings:63
Popularity score:98

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at medium/high settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:76/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-063
Faster CPU
MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator-019 9S7-178211-019
Faster GPU
ASUS ROG G752VS-RB71 90NB0D71-M00710
Lighter
GIGABYTE P57Wv6-PC3D
Better Value
MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator G-831 9S7-178211-831
Product nameMSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-063MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator-019ASUS ROG G752VS-RB71GIGABYTE P57Wv6-PC3DMSI GT Series GT72 Dominator G-831
CPU Benchmark90better93909090
GPU Benchmark91worse87better9491worse87
Value for Money64better73better73better68better74
Popularity98worse84worse93worse96worse90
Rating63better79worseworse55worse
Shopineer score76better80better84worse75better84
Price$1599.00$1599.00$1599.00$1599.00$1599.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1662.00$1808.00$1812.00$1719.00$1817.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-language
BrandMSIMSIASUSGIGABYTEMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesAnti-Glare IPS-Level Wide View Angle, G-Sync SupportedIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyHardware G-Sync 178 degre View-AngleIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyAnti-Glare, IPS, Wide View Angle
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6820HK 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHzbetter3.6 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory12 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GB64 GBworse32 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400worseDDR4 2133DDR4 2400worseDDR4 2133worseDDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD128 GBbetter256 GB128 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDL DVD+/-RW/CD-RWDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)1.2 MP HD CameraHD CameraFHD type (30 fps @ 1080p)
Battery9 cell (83 Whr)9-cell lithium ion88 WHrs, 4S2P, 8 cell Li-ion Battery PackLi-polymer 75.81Wh9 cell, 83 Whr
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 1060worseNVIDIA Geforce GTX970MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070GeForce GTX 1060worseGeForce GTX 970M
Video Memory6 GBworse3 GBbetter8 GB6 GBworse3 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer N1535 Combo (2 x 2 ac)802.11 ac 2x2802.11ac Wireless LANKiller N1535 Combo (2 x 2 ac)
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackCopper SilverAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight8.33 lbs.worse8.4 lbs.worse9.5 lbs.better6.61 lbs.worse8.4 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake14411292
Anno 1404814198
Anno 2070305239164130
Anno 22051101038029
ArmA 244
Ashes of the Singularity685549
Assassin's Creed Syndicate82767031
Assassin's Creed Unity68674632
Assassin┬┤s Creed III929866
Battlefield 1116977774
Battlefield 315514314969
Battlefield 418016815497
Battlefield Hardline17617111578
BioShock Infinite19017615799
Borderlands 2147125123118
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare1031662229
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare12412410289
Call of Juarez Benchmark306
Civilization 511594
Civilization VI70575148
CoD Modern Warfare 2404331262159
Company of Heroes 262646441
Counter-Strike Source437
Crysis - CPU Benchmark25922330280
Crysis - GPU Benchmark28317028573
Crysis 2163116105105
Crysis 314613310252
Crysis Warhead89
Darksiders II338227
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137938580
Dead Space 3572434362219
Deus Ex Human Revolution310333168
Deus Ex Mankind Divided114945128
Diablo III245233225204
Dirt 3217218179183
Dirt Rally39713912296
Dirt Showdown123869898
Dishonored 295836459
Dishonored130130130128
Doom 3401
Doom1541439182
Dota 2 Reborn131118156137
Dota 2119117115
Evolve1771529586
F.E.A.R. 260421871295195
F1 2011128828881
F1 2012160145146108
F1 201311810510595
F1 2014120119121114
FIFA 16267256241
FIFA 17233216199198
Fallout 41591318064
Far Cry 2551393174
Far Cry 31201119360
Far Cry 41231188668
Far Cry Primal109877758
Farming Simulator 17209180165154
Fifa 11612565576257
Fifa 12620480416387
Fifa 13518457504533
Fifa 14855629608573
Fifa 15326284251
GRID 2193145132116
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto751123866
GTA V1221189048
Guild Wars 21216552
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201674725553
Just Cause 278
Just Cause 31291018271
Left 4 Dead1456170
Mad Max229124114
Mafia 2153141144139
Mafia 3514740
Mass Effect 3617260
Max Payne 392909575
Metal Gear Solid V60606060
Metro 203315516513579
Mirror's Edge Catalyst151646158
Need for Speed 20161261208865
Need for Speed Shift694298166100
No Man's Sky1151026430
Overwatch300278169106
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege282230136111
Resident Evil 5177137134
Rise of the Tomb Raider1801327059
Risen205347269168
Saints Row IV89817975
SimCity26715112691
Sims 379862751214
Sims 4169102122119
Sleeping Dogs18514716469
Star Wars Battlefront18618510282
StarCraft 236113312888
Supreme Commander - FA Bench21822824373
The Crew60606060
The Division1851216349
The Elder Scrolls Online97948454
The Evil Within666673
The Secret World81796658
The Witcher 31771366638
Thief98969069
Titanfall 21441438879
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider347325286138
Torchlight 211312398
Trackmania Nations Forever853226187
Watch Dogs 2107956643
Watch Dogs94807054
World in Conflict - Benchmark1523714170110
World of Tanks v8132879276
World of Warcraft100969614791
World of Warships198168146134
X-Plane 10.2582472525
XCOM 286635428